Matthew Leigh Embleton

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Lute

Matthew plays a 7c Renaissance Lute in F made by Luke Emmet of Orlando Lutes. A=440hz, 63cm nylgut strings, ash and walnut with ebony detailing. The outline of the body is based on the Venere lute of 1592.

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15/07/2014 - Matthew Leigh Embleton - Resonance FM 104.4 London, presented by Stephanie Feeney (aka 'Lady Lovely Lute')

Discussing modern Lute music and the Lute in Electronic and Ambient Music.

21/01/2013 - Matthew Leigh Embleton - Resonance FM 104.4 London, presented by Stephanie Feeney (aka 'Lady Lovely Lute')

Discussing modern Lute music and the Lute in Electronic and Ambient Music.

Track 01 - Journey in D Minor (Published by The Lute Society, played by Susan King, Stuart Walsh, and David Van Ooijen)

Track 02 - Becki Bardot (aka Rebecca Croan) - Summer of Love (Snakestyle's Ibiza Sunrise Mix, Alex Tronic Records)

Track 03 - Joan Ambrosio Dalza - Tastar De Corde #3

Track 04 - Snakestyle & Sweetleaf - Out Of Bounds (Alex Tronic Records)

Track 05 - Snakestyle - Late Night Improvisation (Alex Tronic Records)

Renaissance Lute Tablature

The following lute books have been re-created in Fronimo format piece by piece, and are available to download as zip files.

Spinacino - Libro Primo, 1507 - Zip File

Spinacino - Libro Secondo, 1507 - Zip File

Dalza - Libro Quarto, 1508 - Zip File

Capirola - Il Libro Liuto Di Capirola, 1520 - Zip File

Renaissance Lute Book Facsimiles

Note: For facsimiles of other Petrucci music books, go to the Petrucci page.

Spinacino - Libro Primo, 1507

Spinacino - Libro Secondo, 1507

Dalza - Libro Quarto, 1508

Capirola - Il Libro Liuto Di Capirola, 1520

Lute Links

Luke Emmet - lute maker

Susan King - lutenist

David Van Ooijen - lutenist

Stuart Walsh - lutenist

Steve Metcalfe - lutenist

Peter Croton - lutenist, guitarist, songwriter, and lecturer at the Schola Cantorum Basilensis

Wezi Elliot - lutenist

The Lute Society - the centre of all things lute in the UK

Sarge Gerbode - a massive resource of lute tablature

Arnold Den Teuling - an informative collection of renaissance scores and midi files

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